Tag Archives: geolocation

Kratos, HawkEye 360 Sign MoU to Integrate Geolocation, RF Services

HawkEye 360 and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions have inked a memorandum of understanding to integrate the latter’s carrier monitoring, interference detection and geolocation offerings with the former’s planned space-based radio frequency detection and geolocation services. The alliance will look to augment Kratos’ sensor network technologies with HawkEye 360’s RF detection and geolocation …

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Azure Summit Technology to Support SIGINT Mission Sensor for Navy Platforms

Azure Summit Technology has secured a potential five-year, $48.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to support a mission sensor developed for the military branch’s manned and unmanned platforms. The Defense Department said Friday the Common Chassis Signals Intelligence mission sensor will be used to facilitate collection of identification and …

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L-3 Releases Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech for Small Aircraft

L-3 Communications has introduced an electro-optical/infrared airborne imaging system designed to integrate with small tactical unmanned aerial vehicles, light manned ISR aircraft and tactical aerostats. The MX-8 system works to process images in real time and simultaneously support up to four sensors, the company said Monday. L-3’s WESCAM division developed the airborne imaging technology. The 15-pound system …

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HyTrust Collaborates with NIST, Industry Partners to Develop Trusted Geolocation in Cloud Service

HyTrust has worked with the National Institute of Science and Technology and industry partners Intel, RSA and VMware to create the NIST IR 7904 and a proof-of-concept designed to allow secured geolocation in cloud computing environments. Trusted geolocation functions work to monitor the deployment and execution of virtual machines or a workload with reliance on …

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Kratos Subsidiary Awarded Additional Stratcom Geolocation, RF Interference Detection Support Work; Greg Caicedo Comments

A subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions will offer radiofrequency satellite monitoring and interference detection services to one of the components of the U.S. Strategic Command under the expanded contract. SAT Corp. will also provide geolocation and mitigation support for the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, Kratos said Tuesday. Greg Caicedo, …

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Johns Hopkins University APL Unveils Location-Specific Emergency Alert Tech

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has conceptualized a new smartphone-based emergency alert technology that works to provide location-specific notifications to users. The lab said Wednesday the Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting concept utilizes geolocation technologies to boost the alerts’ accuracy of delivery. “ASLAT uses the location awareness of wireless devices — their internal …

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Leidos Awarded Air Force High-Frequency Emitter R&D Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Leidos a potential three-year, $18.7 million contract to perform research and develop new techniques in an effort to identify and locate high-frequency emitters through geolocation techniques. The Air Force received seven proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Phase two of this contract covers the development …

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Air Force Seeks New Systems for Signals Intell, Cyber Comms Collection

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a potential three-year, $24.9 million funding opportunity for industry to develop new methods and systems for the collection and processing of signals intelligence and cyber communications. White papers should contain information on processes and technological platforms that could enable SIGINT tools to detect and characterize electronic communication …

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Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Continues Work on Satellite Imaging Amid Growing Market

DigitalGlobe CEO Jeffrey Tarr told potential investors at a recent event that the company continues to eye a competitive edge in the growing satellite imaging market, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Peter de Selding writes that Tarr highlighted the demand for high-resolution imagery and geolocation capability as well as DigitalGlobe’s potential partnership with …

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